Haley McWaid never gave her parents a moment's worry. Until one morning her mother wakes to find that her seventeen-year-old daughter didn't come home the night before.
The community is stunned by her loss. Three months pass without a word and everyone assumes the worst.
Wendy Tynes is a reporter on a mission: to identify and bring down sexual predators. Her latest target is a social worker known as a friend to troubled teens.
But Wendy soon realises she can't trust her own instincts - or the motives of the people around her - and that this story is more twisted than she could have imagined...
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'A superb thriller - he has never written better' Evening Standard
'Brilliantly tense, beautifully written' Heat
'The modern master of the hook and twist' Dan Brown
'Simply one of the all-time greats - pick up any one of his thrillers and you'll find a riveting, twisty, surprising story with a big, beating heart at its core' Gillian Flynn